Control4 solutions to make select new Toll Brothers homes smart
SALT LAKE CITY - February 4, 2014 - Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL), a leading provider of automation and control solutions for the connected home, today announced that it has been selected by Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) (www.tollbrothers.com), a leading national builder of luxury homes, to provide Toll Brothers' home buyers the option to include the latest smart home automation technology in their new homes. Control4® solutions will be offered to buyers of select new Toll Brothers' homes throughout the U.S., and buyers will have access to professional and custom configuration by in-market certified Control4 specialists.
Under the agreement with Toll Brothers, prospective home buyers will be able to choose from several pre-configured Control4® automation packages. These packages feature high-performance automation controllers, intelligent lighting, thermostats, smart locks, touchscreens, multi-room audio/video solutions, and smart phone and tablet accessibility. New homeowners will also have access to additional automation capability and products via a network of independent automation specialists trained and certified by Control4 to customize the homeowner's smart home to their precise needs.
"One of the reasons home buyers are attracted to Toll Brothers communities is that we pride ourselves on offering the latest technology and household amenities to make life more entertaining, more comfortable and more convenient," said Richard T. Hartman, Toll Brothers' president and chief operating officer. "From talking to our customers, we know that smart home capabilities are highly desired, and we are pleased to partner with Control4 to offer best-in-class home automation to deliver truly smart homes."
"Today's 'always-connected' consumers expect the same level of convenience and personalized control of their homes as they do of their smartphones and apps. We are thrilled to partner with Toll Brothers, a leading luxury home builder, to deliver exceptional, personalized automation experiences to new homeowners. Our jointly-defined offerings will provide new home buyers tailored choices to best integrate Control4 automation into their new home and personal lifestyle," said Martin Plaehn, Control4 chairman and CEO.
Toll Brothers and Control4 will jointly market the benefits of home automation to prospective home buyers through on-site product demonstrations, videos, marketing collateral and other materials at select Toll Brothers Model Homes and Design Centers. The Control4 home automation capabilities and solutions are planned to be available at select Toll Brothers' communities beginning later this quarter.